ACA Virginias 2012 Fall Conference

The ACA, Virginias 2012 Fall Conference for Camp and Youth Development Professionals features keynote speakers Ann McCollum, Ann McCollum Consulting, LLC, Risk Management and Experiential Program Design and Jennifer Pharr Davis, Blue Ridge Hiking Company; a variety of educational breakouts focusing on risk and crisis management.  Opportunities for networking, fellowship and Virginia fun.  For questions or more information, contact the Virginias Field Office at 765-349-3536 or bcollins@acacamps.org

October 10-11, 2012

W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake

Wirtz, VA

Keynotes

“Crisis Response for Camps: Principles and Strategies”

Ann McCollum

http://www.annmccollum.com/Home_Page.html

“Camp's Life Long Influence"

Jennifer Pharr Davis

Jennifer Pharr Davis - Learn More

http://blueridgehikingco.com/

 

Registration & Fee

Register Online!

Registration includes program, three meals and two snacks

ACA Member Individual: $75

Non-Member Fee:  $85

Lodging

Overnight lodging is at W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake.  Linens are provided.

  • Single (limited): $ 60
  • Double Occupancy: $ 30 per person
  • Triple Occupancy: $ 25 per person

 

Conference Schedule

Wednesday October 10

Sponsor:  CampWise

10:00 am - 3:00 pm         LCOL Meeting

10:00 am - 4:00 pm         Standards 

  3:30 pm - 4:15 pm         Check-in

  4:15 pm                           Welcome

  4:45 pm - 6:00 pm          Keynote:

“Crisis Response for Camps: Principles and Strategies” - Ann McCollum

6:00 pm - 6:45 pm       Dinner

 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm   Breakout Session #1

“Crisis Response for Camps: Principles and Strategies” Part 2  - Ann McCollum

 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm      Baggo Tournament

 

 Thursday, October 11

Sponsor: The Camp Doctor

 8:00 am - 8:45 am         Breakfast

 9:00 am - 10:15 am       Breakout Session #2

· Panel Discussion, Part 1, “Lessons Learned - the June 2012 derecho storm.”

· "Training Your Staff to be Risk - Managers", Ann McCollum

 

10:30 am - 11:45 am    Breakout Session #3

· Panel Discussion, Part 2, “Lessons Learned - the June 2012 derecho storm.”

· "Risks Worth the Advantage Gained" - Jennifer Pharr Davis

· "Healthy Camp Study Repor"t - Barry Garst

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm      Lunch

12:45 pm - 1:15 pm       Virginias Annual Meeting

 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm        Cracker Barrels

 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm        Keynote:

“Camp’s Life-Long Influence” - Jennifer Pharr Davis

4:00 pm                       Closing

 

 

Special Thanks to our Sponsors CampWise and The Camp Doctor

 

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